Mwinilunga UPND member of parliament Newton Samakayi says when UPND takes over government in 2021, there will be a transfer of power, functions and corresponding resources to local authorities. And Samakayi says it’s evident that the PF government is not willing to enable Zambians to participate in making choices for service delivery and development. In UPND’s weekly news letter to News Diggers! Samakayi stated that when in power, UPND would ensure that people’s aspirations for localised self-determination, through participation in development and service delivery, was not only upheld but delivered to them. He stated that the party would harmonise all relevant legislation such as the Local Government Act, Planning and Budgeting Bill, among others, within a year to ensure that…...

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